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  • Video captures firefighters pushing man home after electric wheelchair stops working

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — Firefighters with the Raytown Fire Protection District in Missouri are winning hearts all over for a recent kind deed. A video posted to their Facebook page shows three firefighters pushing a fisherman home after his electric wheelchair stopped working, according to The Kansas City Star. “What happens when a firetruck comes upon a citizen whose electric wheelchair has stopped working,” the fire protection district captioned the video. “You get out and help them home.” The fisherman, who the […]

  • Indiana man killed in WWII laid to rest 76 years later

    MARION, Ind. – Family came together Thursday to honor a man who fought for his country in World War II, but his remains were left undiscovered for 76 years. Fred Evert Freet, who was a private in the United States Marine Corps, was only 18 years old when he was killed on November 20, 1943. It happened during a battle on Betio Island as U.S. Naval ships approached Tarawa Atoll. Thousands of lives were lost over a 76-hour span in […]

  • DISH Network subcontractor facing charges for allegedly bear hugging customer

    ELBERT COUNTY, Colo. — A subcontractor for DISH Network is facing felony charges for his conduct with an elderly woman in Elbert County. That woman, Karen Loest, says she was assaulted. In early April, DISH Network sent Smart Tech employee David Novinski to Loest’s home for repair work. Loest says everything was fine with Novinski’s visit until it was time for him to leave. “I walked over to see him out, and he proceeded to turn and put me in a […]

  • North Carolina man wins $250K, plans to take 92-year-old grandmother on dream vacation

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Pack your bags, grandma! An Asheville man has big plans after winning $250,000 on a scratch-off ticket, according to a news release. Daniel Roberts stopped to pick up gas for his lawn mower at the George’s Mini Market in Asheville, where he works. It was his day off and a life-changing decision. While he was there, he took a chance and bought a Hit $500 ticket for $5. “I took it back to my truck to scratch […]

  • Pennsylvania college inaugurates an African king as its president

    MILLERSVILLE, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — It was a celebration fit for a king at one Pennsylvania college. Not only is Dr. Daniel Wubah a king in Ghana, he has now been named the president of Millersville University, according to WPMT. “In Ghana, I’m still a king, so my name there is Ana Ofosu Peko III,” said Dr. Daniel Wubah, the Marauders’ new president. Not what you’d typically see at a university inauguration, but this isn’t your typical university president. “It […]

  • Boy thrown over Mall of America balcony ‘continuing to fight’ as donations pour in

    MINNEAPOLIS – People have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to help a 5-year-old boy in critical condition after police say a 24-year-old man threw him over the third-floor railing at the Mall of America in Minnesota last week. As of Tuesday evening, creators of a GoFundMe effort have raised more than $700,000 for the 5-year-old boy, and a small mountain of toys and stuffed animals at the mall continues to grow, WCCO reports. The fundraising team identified the boy […]

  • FBI: Woman connected to Colorado school threats is dead

    CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — The woman at the center of a massive manhunt for allegedly making threats against schools in the Denver metro area is dead, the FBI confirmed on Wednesday. Earlier Wednesday, the FBI confirmed “investigative activity” near the base of Mt. Evans. Less than 30 minutes later, the FBI said: “UPDATE: THERE IS NO LONGER A THREAT TO THE COMMUNITY. More information to follow shortly.” Officials did not provide any additional details about Sol Pais, the 18-year-old woman at […]

  • Ohio trooper rescues human trafficking victim during highway traffic stop

    LUCAS COUNTY, Ohio – Ohio State Highway Patrolman Mitch Ross made a traffic stop Tuesday that may have saved a life. According to OSHP, Trooper Ross stopped a driver for a failure to move over violation on I-80 west in Lucas County. He noticed a young female in the vehicle riding with an adult male. According to a press release, the 35-year-old driver had “forced her to perform acts” on him. An investigation determined the female passenger was 15. Troopers […]

  • Pickle people, prepare yourselves: Vlasic releases pickle chips made from actual pickles

    ST. LOUIS – Vlasic has a new treat coming for pickle lovers. You may have tried pickle-flavored chips before, but now you can enjoy the crispy pickle snack without the extra carbs. Vlasic is releasing pickle chips made from actual pickles, the crispy wafers are thinly sliced and vacuum fried. They said the salty snack is virtually carb and calorie free. There’s no word yet on when the chips will hit the shelves.

  • Bald eagles’ nest has an unusual parent combination

    Tune into the live webcam of a bald eagles’ nest in Illinois, and you may see a rare sight: two dads and one mom tending three eaglets, reports the Washington Post. The webcam is courtesy of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge, and a post at Audubon explains just how unusual the situation is. Males are typically territorial when it comes to breeding, making it highly unusual for two of them to wind up in such close proximity. But not only have Valor I […]

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